What's open and closed during COVID-19

The following City facilities are open for business: 

What's open

Because of the governor's state order, not all staff have returned to facilities and are working from home. If you would like to meet with a specific employee at one of the City's facilities, please call ahead of time.

On July 13, Mayor Busse issued a proclamation requiring face coverings to be worn inside when visiting all City facilities.

Many City services are available online. Garbage and recycling service continues without interruption.

What's closed/rescheduled 


All classes and events are canceled until further notice.

Artistry/Bloomington Center for the Arts

  • Performance events such as plays, concerts, etc. are cancelled until further notice

Bloomington Leadership Program

  • Cancelled 

Book'Em Used Book Sale

Citywide garage sale

  • Cancelled

CNU Legacy Project

  • Postponed until further notice

Creekside Annual Plant Exchange

  • Cancelled

Creekside Community Center

  • Closed until further notice

National Night Out

Old Cedar Avenue Bridge Celebration

  • Postponed until 2021

Parks and Recreation

  • All events are cancelled until further notice

Veteran recognition events (November)

  • Tentative


Bloomington Civic Plaza

  • Please call 952-563-8700 to confirm available services.

Bloomington Family Aquatic Center

  • Closed for 2020

Bloomington Police Department lobby/entrance

  • Closed until further notice

Creekside Community Center                                                                                   

  • Closed until further notice

Golf courses

Old Town Hall

  • Closed until further notice

Pond House

  • Closed until further notice

Public Works Building

  • Please call 952-563-8700 to confirm available services.


  • City Council, board and commission meetings are being held electronically until further notice. Members of the public may watch, listen or give public comment electronically. Instructions on how to participate are listed on each meetings' calendar listing.

Parks and Recreation Programming


  • Adaptive Softball
  • Adult summer sports leagues
  • Arts in the Parks
  • Camp Kota
  • Dakota Language Camp
  • Mini View
  • River Rendezvous
  • Safety Boot Camp
  • Summer Adventure Playgrounds
  • Summer Fete
  • The View

Closed for the season

Remaining open

Bloomington’s outdoor spaces remain open, offering opportunities for residents to stay active and connected as a community during these uncertain times. This includes community gardens and canoe racks.

To keep them open, accessible and safe, we strongly urge everyone to use our parks, trails, and park amenities responsibly.

To provide the public with access to more resources for online activities, the City now has an online resource. The Recreation Experience Center (REC) is a resource for fun, engaging, inclusive, and accessible recreation activities.


Absentee Voting

Bloomington Community Access Television (BCAT)

  • Closed until further notice

Bloomington Fire Department

  • The Fire Department is suspending the following non-emergency services until further notice:
    • Fire prevention presentations
    • Fire station tours
    • Fire truck visits
    • Home safety Inspections
  • Smoke and CO alarm installation assistance will be on a case-by-case basis.

Bloomington Public Schools

  • Closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. Distance learning began for all early childhood to grade 12 students on March 30.

Licensing Applications 


Public Health immunization clinics

  • By appointment only; Call 952-563-8900

Public Health's "The Nurse Is In" sessions for seniors

  • Cancelled until further notice